Listeria

Recent News

Jan 12, 2015

News Scan for Jan 12, 2015

MERS case in Oman
More chikungunya cases
Listeria strain confirmation
More Disney-linked measles
Jan 09, 2015

News Scan for Jan 09, 2015

Meningococcal vaccine for infants
Dengue vaccine
2 Saudi MERS cases
H5N2 outbreak in Taiwan
Listeria-linked apple recall
Dec 31, 2014

News Scan for Dec 31, 2014

More Listeria cases
Aseptic meningitis in athletes
Measles in South Dakota
Dec 29, 2014

News Scan for Dec 29, 2014

MERS-CoV in Jordan, Saudi Arabia
Caramel apple recalls
Dec 24, 2014

News Scan for Dec 24, 2014

Unauthorized MERS research
Listeria cases in Canada
Dec 23, 2014

News Scan for Dec 23, 2014

New virus in Kansas
Listeriosis and caramel apples
Dec 19, 2014

Listeria tied to caramel apples prompts broad CDC warning

After 28 cases and 5 deaths, officials warn against eating any commercially made caramel apples.

Dec 05, 2014

News Scan for Dec 05, 2014

New Saudi MERS case
More Salmonella from sprouts
Listeria outbreak in cheese over
Nov 10, 2014

News Scan for Nov 10, 2014

Spike in chikungunya cases
Listeriosis from mung sprouts
New Saudi MERS case
C diff underdiagnosis
Oct 31, 2014

News Scan for Oct 31, 2014

H5N1 seroprevalence in Egypt
Flublok vaccine approval
Listeria in soft cheese

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

den Bakker HC, Warchocki S, Wright EM, et al. Five new species of Listeria (L. floridensis sp. nov, L. aquatica sp. nov., L. cornellensis sp. nov. L. riparia sp. nov., and L. grandensis sp. nov.) from agricultural and natural environments in the United States. IJSEM 2014 (published onine Mar 5)

Elinav H, Hershko-Klement A, Valinsky L, et al. Pregnancy associated listeriosis clinical characteristics and geospatial analysis of 10 years in Israel. Clin Infect Dis 2014 Jun 27;59(7):953-61

Girard D, Leclercq A, Laurent E, et al. Pregnancy-related listeriosis in France, 1984 to 2011, with a focus on 606 cases from 1999 to 2011. Euro Surveill 2014 Sep 25;19(38):pii=20909

Maertens de Noordhout C, Devleesschauwer B, Angulo FJ, et al. The global burden of listeriosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Lancet Infect Dis 2014 (published online Sep 16)

Perez-Trallero E, Zigorraga C, Artieda J, et al. Two outbreaks of Listeria monocytogenes infection, northern Spain. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Nov 7)

Silk BJ, McCoy MH, Iwamoto M, et al. Foodborne listeriosis acquired in hospitals. Clin Infect Dis 2014 (published online May 20)

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